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Why no quota for women in Rajya Sabha, asks Mamata
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A day after her party boycotted voting on the women's reservation bill, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday asked why a third of the Rajya Sabha seats too should not be kept for women.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 1:23:30 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned twice as protests continue
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned twice Wednesday after Mulayam Singh Yadav, Sharad Yadav and Lalu Prasad staged noisy protests demanding that the seven MPs suspended in the Rajya Sabha a day earlier be taken back.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 12:34:31 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned as Yadav trio protest women's bill
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned Wednesday after Samajwadi Party's Mulayam Singh Yadav, Janata Dal-United's Sharad Yadav and Rashtriya Janata Dal's Lalu Prasad staged noisy protests against the women's reservation bill being passed in the Rajya Sabha after seven MPs were forcefully evicted.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 12:07:41 PM

Government will pass women's bill before March 16: minister
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The government intends to pass the women's reservation bill in the Lok Sabha before the house adjourns March 16 for a three-week break, said Parliamentary Affairs Minister P.K. Bansal here Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 11:47:03 AM

Congress suspends Sadhu Yadav for remarks on women's bill
Patna, March 10 (IANS) The Bihar unit of the Congress Wednesday suspended Sadhu Yadav for criticising the national leadership of the party for passing the women's reservation bill.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 10:41:05 AM

MPs lack a sense of purpose, say parliament visitors
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) 'Certainly disappointing' is how a neatly dressed young man from Chandigarh responded as he came out of the parliament visitors' gallery after witnessing noisy protests in the Lok Sabha over the Women's Reservation Bill.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 8:02:30 AM

Ansari wins praise for handling Rajya Sabha ruckus
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari, a relative newcomer to politics, won praise from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and others for the manner in which he controlled the ruckus in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday over physical eviction of seven suspended opposition members from the house.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 11:02:53 PM

Congress stages walkout over bus fare hike in Himachal
Shimla, March 9 (IANS) The opposition Congress Tuesday staged a walkout in the Himachal Pradesh assembly to protest a 30 percent fare hike in state-run bus services.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 10:53:00 PM

Sonia regrets MPs misbehaviour towards vice president
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Tuesday expressed regret over the disrespect to Vice President Hamid Ansari in the Rajya Sabha by some parliamentarians opposing the women's reservation bill.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 10:52:50 PM

Haryana speaker calls opposition leaders, suspension revoked
Chandigarh, March 9 (IANS) Haryana Assembly Speaker Harmohinder Singh Chatha Tuesday evening called up leaders of opposition parties to announce that the suspension of all 35 opposition legislators in the 90-member Haryana assembly has been revoked.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 10:52:39 PM

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